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Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 5 – The golf outing and the wonderful husband

– I see the lads are organising another golf outing.

– Where too?

– Gort, I think. 421 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Conversations from the departure lounge

Episode 4 – Shakespeare

– ‘A man cannot make him laugh – but that’s no marvel; he drinks no wine.’

– Jaysus, when did you ever study Shakespeare? 194 more words

Brian Lighthouse

Primark heir drowned trying to save son and his girlfriend, inquest hears

The heir to Primark drowned along with his son and his son’s girlfriend after he dived in to the sea to try and save them, an inquest has heard. 548 more words


Anti-Austerity Alliance: People Before Profit

The upheaval that has happened in the republic of Ireland within the past few years has been massive. With the collapse of the economy in 2008 and huge austerity measures, life has become harder for the working classes than it was only 10 years ago. 752 more words

Domhnach na Fola

One of the most significant events to take place during the Irish struggle for Independence was what is known as Bloody Sunday. The event occurred on the 21st of November 1920, and it also resulted in the deaths of 31 people. 644 more words

A weekend in Dublin, Ireland; 26th to 28th February, 2016

I spent the weekend in Dublin with my family, which was my first family holiday in 5 years. We did everything classic Dublin tourists do. 363 more words


Flight PK711 from Manchester to New York lands safely after declaring mid-air emergency

A flight had to declare a mid-air emergency after smoke was seen coming from the plane’s toilet.

Pakistani International Flight PK711, which was bound for New York from Manchester, declared the emergency while the plane was flying over Ireland. 123 more words